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About bullersbackporch

I am a native Austinite, a high-tech Luddite, lover of music, movies and stories and a born trainer-explainer.

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 9 — The Big One & Done

Wrapping up this tale of our Trajectory Towards Transformation… We planned to end our month of moving in successive waves with our plans for the final, Big One: hiring a moving company to haul the furniture (and any remaining boxes … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 8 — We Haul (x2)

Continuing our Trajectory Towards Transformation… Between the trips back & forth to Colorado, there was the Packing, of course. That was mainly Sara’s gig: fetching a never-ending supply of empty boxes, loading them up, and taping them shut. She’d been … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 7 — Establishing a Beachhead

Continuing the Trajectory to Transformation… We used our free lease-back months to take a more gradual approach to moving from Texas to Colorado, rather than trying to make it in “one fell swoop.” For one thing, we had so much to … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 6 — Breaking Rules

Continuing our Trajectory Towards Transformation… We broke all the rules of relocation, starting with the most basic of them all: Never relocate to an unfamiliar region/state/city. The number one nightmare many people report is moving somewhere on a whim without … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 5 — Selling 1701 Dexter

“Have you listed your house yet?” People we knew had been peppering us with that question for months, starting as soon as we would mention possibly selling and moving. “No…” I would start to say, and then patiently explain that selling it would … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 4 — An Eastward Glance

In truth, the second scouting trip seemed more like “due diligence,” rather than a real reconnoitering for a relocation spot. We were already leaning heavily to Colorado, but felt like we needed to at least look somewhere else. After all, … Continue reading

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